Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. ZOo Records was a British independent record label formed by Bill Drummond and David Balfe in 1978. ZOo was launched in order to release the work of the perennially struggling Liverpool band, Big in Japan (the label''s first release being the From Y To Z and Never Again EP). THe label also released two singles by Lori and the Chameleons, Balfe and Drummond''s band formed after Big in Japan folded.ZOo Records went on to release early work from The Teardrop Explodes and Echo & the Bunnymen. THe label also released the first single "Iggy Pop''s Jacket" by the Liverpool band Those Naughty Lumps.ONly two albums were released on the label: a Scott Walker compilation put together by Julian Cope, called Fire Escape in the Sky, and a label compilation called To the Shores of Lake Placid, which was re-released in 1995 with extra tracks and called The Zoo Uncaged 1978-1982. INtriguingly, Fire Escape in the Sky had the catalogue number Zoo Two, while To the Shores of Lake Placid had Zoo Four.